Gill Strait, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of School Psychology,
College of Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3494
Office: Bayou 2529.13


Dr. Strait is an Assistant Professor of School Psychology and Health Service Psychology. He received his Ph.D. in School Psychology from the University of South Carolina. Dr. Strait completed an APA-approved pre-doctoral internship in Dallas Independent School District. While in Dallas, he primarily provided evidence based cognitive-behavioral therapy to children, adolescents, and families. In addition to his internship, Dr. Strait completed a two-year post-doctoral fellowship in Saint Louis Special School District, where he conducted psychoeducational assessments and provided consultation to schools implementing and developing Response-to-Intervention programs. Dr. Strait is a licensed Psychologist and a Nationally Credentialed School Psychologist.

Dr. Strait’s program of research focuses on the development and evaluation of efficient school-based academic and behavioral interventions. He is an expert on school-based motivational interviewing and instrumental school-based mentoring. Dr. Strait’s research typically involves adolescents and college students. 

Dr. Strait has an active research lab comprised of graduate and undergraduate students. He also has history of presenting and publishing articles with students. Dr. Strait will be taking doctoral students for the 2017- 2018 year.

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